Tag Archives: Montreal Protocol

The Rise of the CFC — An Atmospheric Spy Thriller [UPDATE: MI6 to monitor Climate Change Treaty]

“We were absolutely gobsmacked to find that Chinese  companies very openly confirmed using CFC-11 while acknowledging it was illegal. The fact that they were so blasé about it, the fact that they told us very openly how pervasive it is … Continue reading

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The Rise of the CFC — An Atmospheric Spy Thriller [UPDATE: Illegal CFC emissions from China have stopped]

“We were absolutely gobsmacked to find that Chinese  companies very openly confirmed using CFC-11 while acknowledging it was illegal. The fact that they were so blasé about it, the fact that they told us very openly how pervasive it is … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — The Heroes & Villains of the Montreal Protocol (July 15 2018)

“The Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer is effective and working. Since the entry into force of this multilateral environmental agreement, there has been tremendous progress in global efforts to repair the ozone layer. As a consequence, … Continue reading

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The Rise of the CFC — An Atmospheric Spy Thriller [UPDATE: China factories releasing thousands of tonnes of illegal CFC gases]

“It appears that emissions of CFC-11 have increased in recent years, which is quite a surprise given the fact that production has been phased out — reportedly.  I think it’s the most surprising thing I’ve seen in my 27 years … Continue reading

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The Heroes & Villains of the Montreal Protocol

“The Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer is effective and working. Since the entry into force of this multilateral environmental agreement, there has been tremendous progress in global efforts to repair the ozone layer. As a consequence, … Continue reading

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The Rise of the CFC — An Atmospheric Spy Thriller [UPDATE: Shame on China]

“It appears that emissions of CFC-11 have increased in recent years, which is quite a surprise given the fact that production has been phased out — reportedly.  I think it’s the most surprising thing I’ve seen in my 27 years … Continue reading

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The Rise of the CFC — An Atmospheric Spy Thriller

“It appears that emissions of CFC-11 have increased in recent years, which is quite a surprise given the fact that production has been phased out — reportedly.  I think it’s the most surprising thing I’ve seen in my 27 years … Continue reading

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